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Showdown at Sabarimala – a shrine of contention

Tensions continue to run high in the southern state of Kerala as police crack down on protesters trying to stop women from entering the hill shrine of Sabarimala. It opened to all men and women in October after the Supreme Court lifted a ban on women aged from 10 to 50.

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06.11.2018 | 10:01

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India’s top court lifts Hindu temple ban on women of menstruating age

A girl offers prayers inside a Buddhist temple on the occasion of Buddha Purnima festival, also known as Vesak Day, in Agartala, India, May 10, 2017.

In some Hindu communities, menstruating women are regarded as unclean.

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28.09.2018 | 11:17

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Women in India protest menstruation taboos with #Happytobleed campaign

IndiaA machine to check for menstruating women – this was a Hindu priest’s suggestion after being asked why women were being kept off his temple’s premises. The statement triggered an online campaign called #Happytobleed.

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01.12.2015 | 20:45

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